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Clarke (Emmon M.) Farmworker Photograph Collection
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The Emmon M. Clarke Farmworker Photograph Collection contains negatives, prints, and contact sheets documenting the United Farm Workers Association's activities, such as picket lines, protests, rallies, meetings, voting, fundraising, and operations at the El Malcriado newspaper office. It also depicts families in farmworker camps, fieldworkers, significant labor leaders and picketers such as Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and Manuel Rivera, and members and performances of El Teatro Campesino. Other materials include a publication and a portfolio of prints by photographer Jon Lewis. Bulk dates are 1966 and 1967.
Emmon Maika'aloa Clarke was born in Honolulu in 1933 to Robert and Charlotte Clarke, both part Hawaiian. He grew up in Hawaii during and after World War II. He served in the Army in Korea from 1950 to 1951 and was wounded in action. After the military, he studied for three years at the University of Hawaii and for one year at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara.
3.56 linear feet
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection is in the public domain. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
This collection is open for research use.